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Academic Studies in Theology Certificate (ASTC)


Undergraduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes listed below after the course name are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)

  • Diploma of Ministry
  • Diploma of Theology
  • Advanced Diploma of Ministry 05466K (click here for more information)
  • Advanced Diploma of Theology 054663C (click here for more information)
  • Associate Degree of Theology
  • Bachelor of Christian Studies 
  • Bachelor of Ministry 059670G (click here for more information)
  • Bachelor of Ministry (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Theology 059668B (click here for more information)
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Ministry 086274G (click here for more information)

Graduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes listed below after the course name are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)

  • Graduate Certificate of Christian Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Christian Studies
  • Master of Arts (Christian Studies)
  • Graduate Certificate of Divinity 
  • Master of Divinity 054688E (click here for more information)
  • Master of Divinity/Grad Dip of Divinity 086276E (click here for more information)

Postgraduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)

  • Graduate Certificate of Ministry
  • Graduate Diploma of Ministry
  • Master of Arts (Ministry)
  • Graduate Certificate of Theology 
  • Graduate Diploma of Theology 
  • Master of Arts (Theology) 054703M (click here for more information)
  • Master of Theology 054705J (click here for more information)
  • Doctor of Philosophy 076015J (click here for more information)
  • Doctor of Theology 054711M (click here for more information)

Special Focus Programs (ACT accredited)

  • Inter-Cultural Studies (Missions)
  • Chaplaincy Training
  • Asian Program

Presbyterian Ministry Candidates

Presbyterian Ministry Candidates

4 years full-time training, including:

  • Background Units                                                                                                                                          Intensive Mode: Study skills; English Language and Literature; Philosophy; Biblical Theology
  • Biblical Studies Units                                                                                                                                           Hebrew (1 year); Greek (1 year); OT Introduction (1 year); NT introduction (1 year); OT Exegesis    (2 years being 1 year of Hebrew and 1 year of Hebrew or English at the students discretion); NT Greek Exegesis (2 years)
  • Christian Thought Units                                                                                                                                   Church History Introduction (1 year incl. historiography); Reformation History (intensive); Systematic     Theology (2 years); Ethics (intensive);  Apologetics (intensive): Westminster Confession of Faith (1 semester);  Australian Presbyterian Church History (intensive)
  • Practical Units                                                                                                                                                 Evangelism (1 semester); Ministry Formation; Pastoral Care (1 year); Supervised Learning  Experience (4 years- 2 years with Field Education); Preaching (1 year, 1 semester); Biblical Theology  of Mission (1 semester); 1 Cross-cultural unit (1 Semester); Worship (1 semester); Presbyterian Polity  (intensive)